Bug ID 969213: VMware: management IP cannot be customized via net.mgmt.addr property

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP MA-VE(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:, 14.1.4, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 16.0.1,

Fixed In:
16.1.0,, 15.1.3,

Opened: Dec 02, 2020

Severity: 3-Major


IP addresses provided for VM customization in VMware are ignored. net.mgmt.addr and net.mgmt.gw properties supposed to be used when customization of IP addresses during VM setup is desired. But the addresses are ignored.


Management IP cannot be customized in VMware during the VM setup.


VMware only. Happens in any of the ways in which address are supplied via net.mgmt.addr and net.mgmt.gw. See https://clouddocs.f5.com/cloud/public/v1/vmware/vmware_setup.html for scenario where net.mgmt.addr and net.mgmt.gw can be set. VM customization profiles still work properly.



Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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